The newest professional sports franchise in Southern California doesn't have a name, a home, any players or even a coach.
But the fledgling Major League Soccer team does have a large and impressive ownership group with enough star power to make it stand out even in Hollywood, where the team’s chief investors walked a red carpet after Thursday’s introductory news conference.
Among the investors are former Lakers great Magic Johnson; baseball All-Star Nomar Garciaparra and his wife, women’s soccer standout Mia Hamm; and self-help author Tony Robbins.
“You have to look at them as a foundational group. They bring a whole set of skills that is...